New Zealand MP speaks of abuse ordeal as new laws tackle strangulation attacks
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Golriz Ghahraman says she normalised abuse and that society needs to help victims see the warning signs

A New Zealand MP has spoken of an abusive relationship in which her partner attempted to strangle her, and welcomed parliament passing legislation tackling domestic violence.

The Family Violence (Amendments) Act makes non-fatal strangulation a new offence that carries a maximum penalty of seven years in prison. Continue reading...


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